News & Events

News & Events

The 2016 Open @ CrossFit 416

We are getting a lot of questions about the CrossFit Open that starts on Thursday, February 25th.  Below is a brief outline of what the Open consists of and how CrossFit 416 operates during the 5 weeks of competition.   What is The Open? The CrossFit Open is a worldwide competition…

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Lifestyle Challenge Home Stretch

Hey guys! We are now officially past the halfway point of the Lifestyle Challenge!! Home stretch from here! By now you may be noticing some positive changes to your energy, fitness, and physique. A big “challenge” of the Lifestyle Challenge is not often the exercise, but the nutrition. Now that…

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Lifestyle Challenge – The First Week

Now that the challenge has started, there are as usual LOTS of questions and uncertainty. Am I eating the right things? I am eating too much? What about this, and that?!  I want to clear a few things up and hopefully this will make you feel more at ease. Calorie counts The calculation…

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New Programming Cycle – November 2015

New Programming Cycle – Nov 2015 Ready to test your limits in our brand new space? We are. Our focus over the next 8 weeks will be to develop strength in the major barbell lifts (Back squat, Press, Deadlift) and to work on our technique for the Olympic lifts. What…

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HOW TO SPOT A FAD DIET

Gluten-free, Paleo, the China Study, Atkins, Keto and many other diets have plagued the sports nutrition community for years. Of course it’s easy for any Dietitian to be able to spot a fad diet when we see one, that’s what we’re trained to do. We’re trained to be skeptical of…

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Recipe of the week: Red Lentil Soup

Red Lentil Soup   This is one of my most favourite recipes. This dish provides a great source of complex carbohydrates, protein, fibre, and flavour! This is great on it’s own or to compliment your meal   Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Serves: 6-8   Ingredients 2…

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